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Reviews 794 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life is fairly small on campus and many people choose not to pursue Greek life.

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3 College Junior

Athletics: Our teams are usually very good in their conference. Most people on campus pay no attention to athletics though.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: The professors here actually want to see you succeed and become working professionals.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I enjoy the variety of classes I have taken so far for my program. The small class size allows me to learn better.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I am confident that my program is setting me up for success in the career that I want.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The two years I have been on campus I don't think I have ever felt unsafe or afraid.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: My housing was located the portable trailers where we dealt with the construction of the new dorms every morning at 6 am.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: As not being a member of greek life its hard to judge but for the most part there isn't a negative view of campus greek life.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The gym on campus is a an excellent facility and the wrestling team has a great program.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Embry riddle is an excellent school with small class sizes and professors that are driven to help you learn.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: They have this call button at certain places around campus. It omits a blue light at night so we can see it.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: For me personally to have Embry Riddle on my degree is going to help me get into my job choice hopefully a lot easier.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The kitchen could use a couple more cabinets. Right now as it stands I have my dishes in my room. I have one shelf for food and spices in a cabinet.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I don't know. I don't care. I never thought about joining anything like that.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: I couldn't tell you. I do not care or pay attention to any of that. I would however go for free food.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Although this is my second seamster I am enjoying it. I love my roommates. I enjoyed the bonfire my first seamster and can not wait to see what they do next.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: I'm just entering my Junior year in Aerospace Engineering - one of the largest degrees on campus. First arriving on campus, I came in as one of the brighter students at my high school, completing as many honors courses as I could back in high school. I wasn't a jock nor "popular kid" then, however I was a bit of a extroverted book-worm that enjoyed thoughtful discussion and academic rigor as compared to watching football or wondering who's dating who.

Coming to Embry-Riddle, I found I was no longer the "best of the best", nor the only person who deeply enjoyed discourse and wondering about cerebral matters. Instead, I found I was surrounded by fellow students who were the tops of their classes as well, and were, in some ways, isolated for being curious and eccentric about learning back then.

At Embry-Riddle, intellectual conversation is not only encouraged, but is fostered, not due to the faculty or staff directly, but by the passionate and dedicated students already present on campus. They were dedicated to understanding and exploring in every sense, and in fact a Global Security and Intelligence Studies major and an Aviation Sciences major may come together on a Friday night to go stargazing with their Space Physics roommate even.

At Embry-Riddle, the only limits we have are our imaginations. Others may say, "The sky's the limit", however at a school where we train the best pilots, aerospace engineers and future intelligence agents of the world, we see the sky as only a barrier to conquer. We're a huge family here, and I am proud to be an Embry-Riddle Eagle.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Perfect school for my education during active military service.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: For college during my active military service, Embry Riddle was the perfect school for me to attend.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The dorms are super close to campus and all of your classes. They are also close to the dining hall. They are small and the one i was in was the oldest building and kind of falling apart, but they just built a new housing building which is supposed to be nice.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek life is not as big at my university as it is at a bigger state school. It is still expensive to join, but I heard that its a fun way to meet people and the parties are fun.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: The athletics at my school are not the main focus for students or staff. It is fun to watch soccer and basketball games but they don't take over the students focus on academics. Our teams do good for our level, but we don't even have a football team, or cheerleaders.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Embry-Riddle is such a focused university which is what I was looking for. On the first day of class we begin learning valuable skills that will help us thrive in industry. We were able to listen to countless speakers that are in the workforce which enabled us to get an idea of our future in our desired fields of study.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: Best school in the world for aeronautical engineering hands down.

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3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Students come from all over the world to attend and is a moderately diverse school overall. Mostly white men, as it is a majorly STEM school.

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, an institution founded exactly 22 years after the Wright Brothers' historic 1903 lift-off at Kitty Hawk, N.C., is where students and academics take flight. With a focus on aviation, aerospace, and engineering, Embry-Riddle offers more than 40 degree programs, in addition to master's and doctoral paths. The academics are what most students rave about, as the courses are challenging and rewarding, although engineering majors are known for especially getting the brunt of the workload. But even though professors pack their syllabi with a lot of assignments and projects, they truly care about their students, and students are thankful for this attention, especially with how high the tuition is (you get what you pay for!). The instructors are so attentive because it’s a small school, but sometimes this smallness can be a drawback, especially when it comes to the athletic programs. Not many students participate in varsity athletics, and there is scarce school spirit to support these teams, so if you're hoping to see flying banners in addition to planes, you're more likely to see the latter. Good news for the ladies' spirits, though: Guys are plentiful on campus, making up approximately 80 percent of the population.

Located in beautiful Prescott, Ariz., Embry-Riddle experiences sunny weather nearly year-round, which may be a reason why the surrounding area is known as a retirement community with little nightlife. Many students travel to Phoenix for more exciting attractions, with the state capital being about an hour and a half from campus. But while the Prescott area consists of an older community, that means that the crime rate is relatively low, which makes students feel safe in their surroundings. Plus, everything on campus is mostly within walking distance, so there's no need to have a car. If you do have a car, though, parking is readily available. If you need to get off campus and don't have a vehicle, the best advice would be to make a friend with one. To get to the airport, the University offers free shuttles for students, and by the end of your time at Embry-Riddle, you'll probably be able to tell your pilot how to fly the plane.

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